Are the Best Organic Standards the Toughest Organic Standards? Why the Activists Got it Wrong

As an aware consumer imploring American farmers to “put away that DDT now,” singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell sang back in the 1970’s, “give me spots on the apples, but leave me the birds and the bees…please.” Once upon a time, when I was an activist and small organic farmer, organic standards were a self-imposed system of …

By Grace Gershuny | March 25th, 2009 | Article Archive | 6 Comments |